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​Programming Updates for Burton Barr Central LibraryGraphic of a spiral-bound calendar

We are working hard to relocate and/or reschedule Burton Barr Central Library programming while the library is closed. Please see below for information on where and when programs are.
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​Popup Library Events at MuseumsGraphic of hands crafting

Heard Museum

2301 N.Central Ave.,  Phoenix, 85004

Come see us at the following Heard Museum events to sign up for a library card and get information on the library, programs, and services including hive, Seed Library, and more. Join us for a family-friendly craft and/or activity, as well.

First Fridays

Friday, October 6 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, November 3 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, December 1 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday, October 9 from 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

¡Artes Vivas!

Saturday, November 11 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 85004

Join us for Phoenix Art Museum's Free Family Weekend sponsored by Discount Tire. Library staff will be on hand to provide library and library program information, sign up visitors for library cards, and lead families in a craft.

Saturday, October 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 15 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 11 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 12 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Color to Calm

Come join us for a new way to relax. 
We will provide coloring pages featuring intricate designs and colored pencils, but feel free to bring your own. Ages 18 and up.

October 28, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Saguaro Library

Science Café

Please join us the second Thursday of every month and learn about scientific topic from an expert. Science Cafés are a grassroots movement welcoming all people to participate. These are dynamic, two-way interactions between a scientist and the public. The public is empowered to learn and the scientist speaker gains valuable perspective on his or her own work. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Second Thursdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Cholla Library 

​College DepotGraphic of graduation cap and other graduation icons

College Depot is now offering services at:

The Emmett McLoughlin Community Training & Education Center
1150 S. 7th Ave., Phoenix 85007

To make an appointment to visit with College Depot advisors, please email college.depot@phoenix.gov or leave a voicemail at 602.261.8847.

MACHGraphic of science icons

Hacker Haven

Tuesdays from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Harmon Library

Coder Dojo

Tuesdays from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Harmon Library

3D Modeling for Beginners 

Tuesdays from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
South Mountain Community Library

3D Modeling for Beginners 

Thursdays from 4:00 -5:30 p.m.
Century Library

hive at central logohive

Learn more about Business Roadmap or Mapa Para Su Negocio on the hive website.

Mapa Para Su Negocio

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Library

​PHXWorksGraphic of workforce people

The following workforce programs will be held at Harmon Library.

Craft a Profession: Pursuing Education and Employment Through an Apprenticeship

Thursday, October 5 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Want to earn money while preparing for a career? Apprenticeships are often overlooked as a rewarding, worthwhile career and life pursuit and can be found in industries such as manufacturing, construction, health care, energy, information technology and transportation. Free pizza will be served at the library from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. for workshop attendees.

 

St. Mary's Culinary Kitchen Program

Tuesday, October 10 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the no-cost 4-month culinary program. Transportation assistance, uniforms, food boxes and rewards are provided. In addition, graduates receive a National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification.

 

Pathways to Employment: College, Tech Schools, Apprenticeships, and More

Wednesday, October 11 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Find your pathway to employment! Discover how you can get the training, education, and certifications you may need to secure the career you'd like to have. Tech schools, colleges, apprenticeship programs, training providers, and organizations that can help you obtain your professional goals will be at Harmon Library.

Networking

Thursday, October 12 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Whether you love or loathe professional networking, it's one of the most powerful tools you've ever use to find your ideal job.
In this seminar we will cover topics that show you to how to:
  • Identify your network
  • Leverage your network
  • Use technology when networking
  • Write networking cover letters


Interview Skills for Success

Thursday, October 19 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come and perfect your interview skills by learning helpful tips on interview preparation, non-verbal communication, how to answer interview questions with confidence, and creating a lasting impression with effective follow-up!
 

Restoration of Civil Rights and Set Aside Clinic

Wednesday, November 8 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

If you have an Arizona conviction on your criminal record, you may qualify to set aside your conviction and restore your civil rights.  Attend a free presentation and clinic by Community Legal Services attorneys to help you remove barriers to employment, housing, voting, and more.   

Second Chance and Re-Entry Job Fair

Thursday, November 9 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm.

The Second Chance and Re-Entry Job Fair is focused on helping individuals who have barriers to employment because of a prior arrest or conviction.

Interview Skills for Success

Thursday, November 16 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come and perfect your interview skills by learning helpful tips on interview preparation, non-verbal communication, how to answer interview questions with confidence, and creating a lasting impression with effective follow-up!

​Adult Computer Classes

The following classes are for ages 16+ and will be offered from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. at:Graphic of woman at a chalkboard

Tarver Learning Center
1516 N. 35th Ave., Phoenix, 85009
(602) 262-7127

Register in person or online at phoenix.gov/parks

Mousing Skills

Learn how to use the mouse. No prior computer experience necessary.

Monday, October 9 (Class code #20995)
Thursday, October 12 (Class code #20996)

Keyboarding Skills

Learn how to use the keyboard and set up a free Typing Quest account. Prerequisites: Knowledge of using a mouse.

Tuesday, October 17 (Class code #20997)
Thursday, October 19 (Class code #20998)

Word Basics I

Learn about the basic functions of a word processor and how to save and open a file. Prerequisites: Knowledge of using a mouse and keyboard.

Tuesday, October 24 (Class code #20999)
Thursday, October 26 (Class code #21000) 

Word Basics II 

Learn how to change the look of your document and undo your mistakes. Prerequisites: Completion of Word Basics I

Tuesday, October 31 (Class code #21001)
Thursday, November 2  (Class code #21002)

Introduction to the Internet

Discover how to use the Internet with a web browser. Prerequisites: Ability to use a mouse and keyboard.

Tuesday, November 7 (Class code #21003)
Thursday, November 9 (Class code #21004)

Searching the Internet

Learn how to use a search engine to find information online. Prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to the Internet.

Tuesday, November 14 (Class code #21005)
Thursday, November 16 (Class code #21006)


Introduction to Email 

Learn the basics of using email through Google’s email service, Gmail. Prerequisites: Completion of Searching the Internet. Note: If you wish to sign up for an email address, you must have a cell phone with you.

Tuesday, November 21 (Class code #21007)
Thursday, November 30 (Class code #21008)

Email II

Learn about sending attachments and other advanced features of Gmail. Prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to Email.

Tuesday, November 28 (Class code #21009)
Thursday, December 7 (Class code #21010) 

​Clases de Computadora para Adultos

Tarver Learning Center
1516 N. 35th Ave., Phoenix, 85009
(602) 262-7127

Regístrese en persona o en línea a phoenix.gov/parks

 

El Ratón

No se requiere experiencia con la computadora. Aprenda como usar el ratón.

Lunes, Octubre 9 (Codigo de clase #21011)
Martes, Octubre 10 (Codigo de clase #21012)

El Teclado

No se requiere experiencia con la computadora. Obtendrá una cuenta de Typing Master.

Lunes, Octubre 16 (Codigo de clase #21013)
Martes, Octubre 17 (Codigo de clase #21014)

Word I

Aprenda los componentes de Word. Requisito: Los estudiantes deben estar familiarizados con el uso del ratón y el teclado.

Lunes, Octubre 23 (Codigo de clase #21015)
Martes, Octubre 24 (Codigo de clase #21016)

Word II

Aprenderá a crear, editar y guardar un documento. Requisito: Haber tomado la clase de Word I

Lunes, Octubre 30 (Codigo de clase #21017)
Martes, Noviembre 7 (Codigo de Clase #21018)

 

La Red I (Internet I)

Aprenda como usar el Internet. Requisito: Los estudiantes deben estar familiarizados con el uso del ratón y el teclado.

Lunes, Noviembre 6 (Codigo de clase #21019)
Martes, Noviembre 14 (Codigo de clase #21020)

La Red II (Internet II)

Aprenda a usar un motor de búsqueda para buscar información en el Internet. Requisito: Haber tomado la clase de La Red I

Lunes, Noviembre 13 (Codigo de clase #21021)
Martes, Noviembre 21 (Codigo de clase #21022)

Correo Electrónico I 

Aprenda los conceptos básicos del uso del correo electrónico, utilizando Gmail. Necesitará un teléfono celular en el momento de solicitar su cuenta de correo electrónico.

Lunes, Noviembre 20 (Codigo de clase #21023)
Martes, Noviembre 28 (Codigo de clase #21024)

Correo Electrónico II 

Aprenda como componer un mensaje, enviarlo y como responder a los mensajes recibidos. Aprenda sobre el envió de archivos y otras funciones avanzadas de Gmail. Requisito: Haber tomado la clase de Correo Electrónico I.

Lunes, Noviembre 27 (Codigo de clase #21025)
Martes, Diciembre 5 (Codigo de clase #21026)

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